RectangleSelection 0.5

RectangleSelection utility makes it easy to select multiple elements on a page with a mouse.



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Author
jnbdz
Current version
0.5
GitHub
jnbdz/RectangleSelection
Downloads
4163
Category
Utilities
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Dependencies

  • _self_/_current_:
    • core/1.4
    • Element.Collide/0.5
  • More:/Element.Measure/More:

How to use

Simply insert RectangleSelection().

Syntax:

new RectangleSelection(elements [, options]);

Implements:

Events, Options

Mootools More:

Element.Measure

Extrats:

Element.collide

Arguments:

  1. elements - (string) A CSS selector, (elements), (collection) or (array) An enumerable list of elements
  2. options - (object; optional) a key/value set of options

Options:

  • container - (string) The default is null. This is the element that the RectangleSelection does not get out of.
  • className - (string) The default is 'selection-rectangle'. The name of the class used by the rectangle selection element.
  • fadeOut - (bool) The default is true. This indicates if the RectangleSelection should fade out or just disappear.
  • selectionMethod - (string) The default is 'collide'. This is the method called for selecting the elements within the rectangle selection. You can also use any other methods you want, for example Element.inside.

Events:

attach

  • (function) Executes when the RectangleSelection element has been added to the page.
Signature:
onAttach(thisSelectionRectangleEl)
Arguments:
  • thisSelectionRectangleEl - (element) This is the element that is use for selecting the other elements in the document.

detach

  • (function) Executes when the rectangle selection element is removed from the document.
Signature:
onDetach()

display

  • (function) Executes when the element for the rectangle selection appears and when the user starts selecting new elements.
Signature:
onDisplay(thisPoy, thisPox)
Arguments:
  • thisPoy - (int) This is the "y" starting position of the rectangle selection. Also call the point of origin.
  • thisPox - (int) This is the "x" starting position of the rectangle selection. Also call the point of origin.

Selection

  • (function) Executes when the user starts dragging the rectangle selection to resize it, to select the elements.
Signature:
onSelection(thisMy, thisMx, thisHeight, thisWidth, thisPtop, thisPleft)
Arguments:
  • thisMy - (int) This is the "y" position of the mouse.
  • thisMx - (int) This is the "x" position of the mouse.
  • thisHeight - (int) This is the height of the distance between the "x" axis of the point of origin and the new position of the mouse by "y".
  • thisWidth - (int) This is the width of the distance between the "y" axis of the point of origin and the new position of the mouse by "x".
  • thisPtop - (int) This is the distance between the rectangle selection and the top of the window (in CSS it would be the "top").
  • thisPleft - (int) This is the distance between the rectangle selection and the left of the window (in CSS it would be the "left").

Selected

  • (function) Executes when the user stops selecting with the rectangle selection and it fades out.
Signature:
onSelected()

leave

  • (function) Executes when the rectangle selection deselects some elements.
Signature:
onLeave(thisSelectionRectangleEl, thisSelectables, thisOvered)
Arguments:
  • thisSelectionRectangleEl - (element) Rectangle selection element.
  • thisSelectables - (elements) All the elements in the container.
  • thisOvered - (element) Elements used to be selected.

enter

  • (function) Executes when new elements are selected.
Signature:
onEnter(thisSelectionRectangleEl, thisSelectables, overed)
Arguments:
  • thisSelectionRectangleEl - (element) Rectangle selection element.
  • thisSelectables - (elements) All the elements in the container.
  • overed - (elements) Elements selected.

deselect

  • (function) Executes when a element is deselected.
Signature:
onDeselect(thisSelectables)
Arguments:
  • thisSelectables - (elements) Elements that used to be selected.

Methods:

attach

  • (function) It adds the element use for selecting the elements. And it attaches the events for this class to work.
Signature:
attach()

detach

  • (function) For removing the Rectangle Selection element from the document and to remove the events attach to the document.
Signature:
detach()

start

  • (function) Executes when a user starts using the Rectangle Selection.
Signature:
start(event)

resizeRectangle

  • (function) Executes when the rectangle selection element needs to be resized.
Signature:
resizeRectangle(event)

drag

  • (function) Executes when the mouse is down and is being drag.
Signature:
drag(event)

stop

  • (function) Executes when the mouse is let go by the user. This is to stop the selection of elements and to make the rectangle selection element to fade out.
Signature:
stop(event)

select

  • (function) Executes when the rectangle selection selects or deselects elements.
Signature:
select()

deselect

  • (function) This is for the removing all selection of any elements, previously selected.
Signature:
deselect()

calculateLimit

  • (function) Made to calculate the limits for the rectangle selection, set forth by the container element.
Signature:
calculateLimit()

Copyright (C) 2012 Jean-Nicolas Boulay (http://jean-nicolas.com/)

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